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Why do fins and scales indicate that a fish is Kosher?

“This may you eat of all that is in the waters: Everything that has fins and scales, may you eat. But anything that has no fins and scales, you may...

Why is fish blood kosher?

Question: Why is fish blood kosher? I thought we can't drink blood? Thanks, Ron Answer: In Leviticus 7:26 the Torah says that the prohibition of...

Can meat from an abused animal be kosher?

Question: Moses, I have done a lot of research about the meat industry and am absolutely shocked by what animals are subjected to. I am aware that kosher...

What is kosher meat?

Kosher ABC A. For starters, kosher meat must come from a kosher animal. (See What are kosher animals?)B. However, kosher meat is not only the...

What is the Jewish view on eating meat?

The Short Answer:     "When G-d your G-d shall broaden your borders, as He has promised you, and you will say, "I shall eat...

Are bottom feeder fish kosher?

Rabbi Nosson: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment... fred: Is the Barramundi fish kosker? Rabbi Nosson: It has fins and scales, doesn't it?...

Fine Tuning Tuna

Once, tuna fishing thrived on the Pacific coast of the United States. Pioneered by adventurers straight out of the novels of Herman Melville and...

Are cloned animals kosher?

Rabbi Shlomo: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind? holly4: is a cloned animal kosher, and does it have a soul? Rabbi...

How should berries be checked?

Blackberries and raspberries are coming in heavily infested. The OU, as of a number of months ago, no longer accepts whole or cut Blackberries or...

What is Glatt Kosher?

The Short Answer:  Misconception: “Glatt Kosher” means something like “extra kosher” and applies to chicken and fish as well...